Forum to provide crisis training on how to help students

September 19, 2018 | UToday, Health and Human Services
By Staff

“Are You Student Ready? Crisis Training to Assist Students” will be the topic of the Future of Higher Education Forum Friday, Sept. 28.

The program will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. in Health and Human Services Building Rooms 1711A and B.

“These Future of Higher Education Forums are designed to discuss diverse topics that will benefit everyone on campus by featuring the expertise of our faculty and staff,” said Dr. Amy Thompson, interim associate vice provost of faculty affairs and professor of public health. “We plan to hold forums once a month during the academic year.”

Topics and presenters at this month’s forum will be:

• “Counseling Center Resources” by Dr. Mychail Scheramic, director of the UT Counseling Center.

• “Role Plays on How to Help and Refer Students” by Dr. Jason C. Levine, associate professor of psychology and psychiatry, and director of the Psychology Clinic.

• “How to Assess At-Risk Students” by Dr. Lisa Pescara-Kovach, associate professor of educational psychology and director of the Center for Education and Targeted Violence and Suicide.

• “Sexual Assault Resources and How to Report an Incident” by Donald Kamm, director of the Title IX and compliance.

The Future of Higher Education Forums are coordinated by the Office of the Provost in collaboration with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the University Teaching Center.

Register for this month’s program and read more about the Future of Higher Education Forums, including how to submit proposals for upcoming events, at

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